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Medical management of parapneumonic pleural disease.

Abstract:

Considerable heterogeneity exists in the management of parapneumonic pleural disease. A randomized controlled trial (RCT) demonstrated the effectiveness of small-catheter drainage with fibrinolysis, but surgical devotees suggest this may only be applicable to "early" cases. We examined evidence-based medical management in "all-comers." We performed a retrospective database analysis of the management of all children with complex pleural effusion admitted to the John Radcliffe Hospital over the...

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10.1002/ppul.20127

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics
Thomson, AH More by this author
Journal:
Pediatric pulmonology
Volume:
39
Issue:
2
Pages:
127-134
Publication date:
2005-02-05
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EISSN:
1099-0496
ISSN:
8755-6863
URN:
uuid:b1493ceb-a2ad-468a-89f8-d8dcd69b222a
Source identifiers:
190880
Local pid:
pubs:190880

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